- The Candidate List of substances of very high concern now contains 211 chemicals that may harm people or the environment.
The first will check whether substances of very high concern (SVHCs) placed on the EU market have been granted authorisation. The second is a pilot project focusing on exemptions from the duty to register substances recovered from waste.
- The EU-wide requirement for companies to obtain authorisation from the European Commission before using harmful chemicals has sped up substitution and reduced risks to people’s health and the environment - at a reasonable cost.
- Hanna-Kaisa Torkkeli
- Nedyu Yasenov
- Paul Trouth
- Tiiu Bräutigam
- Päivi Jokiniemi
- Irene Poza Latorre